YWCA Alaska/BP Women of Achievement Awards & Purse Auction
The Women of Achievement Awards and Purse Auction is an annual evening soiree that honors ten Alaskan women who have demonstrated qualities of leadership and excellence in their professional and personal endeavors as well as their contributions to the larger community. In conjunction with the Women of Achievement Awards ceremony, the YWCA holds a Purse Auction to raise support for its programs that work to empower women and eliminate racism. The annual awards ceremony and auction is held at the Alaska Center for the Performing Arts, Discovery Theater. The silent auction before the Women of Achievement Awards program is a fun event with hundreds of new and used handbags including a selection of designer purses. All proceeds from the auction go to benefit the programs of YWCA Alaska.
2014 Nominations will be opening in March, the forms will be posted in March.
The Nomination Form will be available in both Word and PDF formats.
2014 Sponsorship Forms
Sponsorship Forms will be posted in March.
If you would like to inquire about sponsoring the 2014 YWCA Alaska / BP Women of Achievement Awards please contact Eryn Kahler at 907.644.9600 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org
2013 Women of Achievement Awardees
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2013 Women of Achievers
Women of Achievement Awardees 2013
Second Row: Ambassador Awardee-Walt Monegan, Raquel Edelen, Allison Mendel, Barb Dexter, Jan Cawvey
Bottom Row: Patricia Redmond, Indra Arriaga, Valerie Davidson, YWCA Champion Awardee-Leslie Ellis, Pamela Bergmann
A complete list of the Women of Achievement Awardees for the last 23 years: WOA History of Winners
For a look at the 2012 Women of Achievement Awards YWCA Flash Mob: CLICK HERE
2013 Women of Achievement Sponsors
Platinum Sponsors -
Gold Sponsors -
Silver Sponsors -
- Alaska Communications
- Alaska USA Federal Credit Union
- Alyeska Pipeline Service Company
- Birch Horton Bittner & Cherot
- ChemTrack Alaska, Inc.
- Chugach Alaska Corporation
- ConocoPhillips Alaska
- Cook Inlet Tribal Council, Inc.
- Cornerstone General Contractors
- Doyon Drilling
- Doyon Limited
- First National Bank Alaska
- Guess & Rudd P.C.
- Hawk Consultants, LLC
- Heather Flynn
- KPMG, LLP
- Marjorie J. Kaiser, CPA
- Mendel & Associates, Inc.
- NANA Development Corporation
- Northrim Bank
- Parker Smith & Feek, Inc.
- Penco Properties
- Perkins Coie, LLP
- Providence Alaska Medical Center
- R & M Consultants, Inc.
- Rasmuson Foundation
- Soroptimist International of Anchorage
- Southcentral Foundation
- Spawn Ideas, Inc., formerly Nerland Agency
- Swalling & Associates, P.C.
- Udelhoven Oilfield System Services, Inc.
- Veronica Reem
- Visit Anchorage
- Wilda & Blythe Marston
VIP Sponsors -
- Arliss Sturgulewski
- Barbara Baugh
- Betsy Haines
- Carol Comeau in honor of Barb Dexter
- Diane Johnson Agency, Inc. – Allstate
- Joy Merriner
- Kirsten Ball
- Lisa Parker, Apache Corporation
- Mary Ellen Segelhorst
- Mary Tesch
- Philip Blumstein with Landye Bennett Blumstein LLP
- Tam Agosti-Gisler
- Veronica Reem